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Encouraging your members of staff to work together as a team can be a big challenge and it pays to think outside the box where teambuilding exercises are concerned if you want to keep people engaged and interested in working together. Unless you’ve been in…
Kate Stanners, global chief creative officer with Saatchi and Saatchi, has come out and said that women are keen to claim the top jobs at leading advertising companies, but they need more role models and greater encouragement. Speaking to BBC Radio 4, Ms Stanners rejected…
Understanding Corporate Procrastination While procrastination is all in the head, it’s widely recognised as one of the most expensive invisible business costs. An affliction that most executive search professionals encounter, procrastination reflects the enduring human struggle with self-control, as well as the tendency to disregard…
Mindfulness at Work
Mindfulness at Work Back in the 1970s, Professor of Medicine Jon Kabat-Zinn pioneered the concept of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). Developed to relive the discomfort of chronic pain, it actively trains the mind to progressively acquire what critics describe as a “mindful awareness, of mindfulness.” It…
The 5am Club
Be Wise, And Rise! Why Every Executive Should Join the ‘5am Club’ Browse any bookstore, and there’s no denying that a shortage of entrepreneurial ‘self-help’ publications isn’t going to materialise anytime soon. That said, finding the needles in the haystack isn’t an easy feat. It’s…
The Power of Habits
The Power of Habits ‘The Power of Habit’ by Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg is on our hit-list for a reason. Drawing on cutting edge scientific discoveries, he explores why habits exist, how they can be changed, and the incredible…
Everybody loves a good secret. In fact, the juicier, the better. Why? Because we all love being insiders. We love the feeling of exclusivity, of knowing something that’s just ours and no one else’s. But in business, secrets do more than just stroke our egos….
How to prioritize your mental well-being by Larry Alton The “power of positive thinking” is a popular concept, and sometimes it can feel a little cliché. But the physical and mental benefits of positive thinking have been demonstrated by multiple scientific studies. Positive thinking can…
The C-Suite Guide to Juggling Work and Play Across the board, research has shown that workplace stress is a major health concern for adults in developed countries. The heat gets cranked up even higher when you hit the C-suite, which is why every exec should…